11th Annual Acute Kidney Injury Symposium

October 21, 2021

The AKI Symposium will continue to foster cross-campus research collaboration on acute kidney injury and further AKI awareness, education and advocacy. 

Target Audience

The symposium is targeted for doctors, fellows, researchers, and professionals in the medical and research fields of critical care medicine, transplantation, nephrology, and the renal-electrolyte division.

Learning Objectives

This symposium will promote the clinical knowledge related to diagnosis and personalized treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI). It will help to improve the care of critically ill patients who develop or are at risk for AKI. It will also promote communication and collaboration among experts and specialists treating and researching acute kidney injury. The understanding of AKI and the effective strategies for developing, implementing, and performing protocols for managing the condition will be enhanced. The symposium also serves as a platform to spread kidney awareness and to educate and share resources with patients and the community.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
08/31/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
10/21/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
10/21/2021 - 3:20pm
Live Virtual Conference

Registration is required. Please click on the Register tab above.

Planning Committee 
Raghavan Murugan, MD, MS  Center for Critical Care Nephrology, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Thomas R. Kleyman, MD  Pittsburgh Center for Kidney Research-O’Brien Center, Renal-Electrolyte Division
Fadi G. Lakkis, MD  Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, Department of Surgery
Carlton Bates, MD  Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Nephrology

This activity is approved for the following credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
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Registration is required. 

If you have any questions please contact Wendy M. O'Donnell at wendyodonnell@pitt.edu